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GRE, WHAT DOES IT MEASURE?

Verbal Skills
Quantitative Reasoning Skills
Analytical Writing Skills

PATTERN OF THE EXAM

Section Number of Questions Time Marks
Analytical Writing
(One section with two separately timed tasks)
One "Analyze an Issue" task and one "Analyze an Argument" task 30 minutes per task 6.0 points
Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
Approximately 20 questions per section 30 minutes per section 170
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
35 minutes per section 170
Total      

SKILLS MEASURED

VERBAL

Analysis of relationships among the component parts of sentences
Test Your vocabulary directly or indirectly
Recognition of relationships between words and concepts.

ANALYTICAL WRITING

How well the essay is organized? Sustain a well focused, coherent discussion
Support of ideas with relevant reasons and examples
Control of elements of standard written English

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Grip on the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis
Reason quantitatively
Solve problems in a quantitative setting

WHAT IS THE FEE FOR GRE?
Fee for the test Administration, Including four Universities Score reports is $195(approx= Rs 12012/-@ 1$ = 61.60/-)

HOW TO BOOK A TEST?
You can register for the test through
o Web ( recommended)
o Phone/fax ( refer www.gre.org)
o Mail ( refer www.gre.org)

WEB/ONLINE REGISTRATION GUIDE
Follow the steps to register online
Visit www.gre.org
Click register for the test
Click online registration (credit cards are accepted)
Select GRE GENERAL TEST & test location
Click schedule an exam
Select the desired test centre to take the test
Select the date & time
Finally enter the personal information & credit card information
Submit to confirm the appointment
You will receive a confirmation mail to your mail id.

ON THE TEST DAY
You need to carry
The confirmation letter
Passport
Secondary source of identification
For score reporting know
State in which university is
Complete Name of the university, Place and a Campus Details
Department you are planning

ADDITIONAL SCORE REPORTING
For each University $27
Call @ Automated voice 1609 7717290 ($6 as service Charge for one Call)
Fax 1610-290-8975(No Extra Charges)

USEFUL TIPS WHILE PREPARING GRE EXAM
The questions at the beginning are the most important
Do a test drive exactly a week before your test
Don't stick to one question for long time
Don't leave any question un attempted
Use the scratch paper which the test center provides
And lastly DON'T PANIC